Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track Position in Neuroscience

The Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Health Sciences Center seeks applicants for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and a strong record of research achievement commensurate with rank. The ideal candidate should utilize mouse as a model system and have a research program in one of the following areas: sensory systems, neural development, or neural injury and repair. Successful candidates are expected to develop or maintain an independent and externally funded research program, to teach in professional and graduate programs, and to actively participate in pre and postdoctoral training. The faculty is part of a large interactive neuroscience community at U of L that includes basic science and clinical departments, as well as the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, and the Kentucky Lions Eye Center for Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Interested candidates should apply via and attach 1) statement of research interests; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) the names of four references. For more information contact Matt Guido.

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Upcoming Featured Seminars

December 3, 2015
Jason Triplett, Ph.D.
Principle Investigator
Children's National Research Institute
"Development of visual circuits: topography and parallel pathways"
December 17, 2015
Connie Cepko, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics
Harvard Medical School"Strategies to Preserve Cone Photoreceptors"

January 21, 2016
Erika Holzbaur, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
"Autophagy and Mitophagy in Neuronal Homeostasis and Neurodegeneration"
March 3, 2016
Eric Klann, Ph.D.
New York University
"Translational Control: Synapses, Circuits, Behavior, and Disease"

March 17, 2016
Carol Mason, Ph.D.
Columbia University
"Genes Encoding Neurogenesis and Wiring in the Binocular Circuit"
April 14, 2016
Paul Tesar, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
"Molecular Control of Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cell Fate and Function"

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  • Fully supported PhD program with a focus in Neuroscience
  • Multiple recipients of National Research Service Awards
  • MS degree offered in Anatomical Sciences and Instruction
  • Average cadre of more than 40 PhD and MS students


Departmental Associations

  • Home of Fresh Tissue Lab & Analytical Microscopy Core
  • Participating member of the School of Interdisciplinary& Graduate Studies and the MD/PhD Program

Read Brochure: overview of the Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology

2013 Brochure about the Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology

Seminars in Neuroscience 2014-2015

View schedule of upcoming seminars